1318 ABA Journal Lawyer Pay articles.
Nike can recover about $260,000 out of about $856,000 in legal fees paid to Boies Schiller Flexner for helping New York federal prosecutors bring charges against lawyer Michael Avenatti
, a federal judge has ruled.
Feb 16, 2022 3:02 PM CST
Milbank’s pay hikes for associates have yet to gain widespread acceptance in BigLaw.
Feb 14, 2022 8:43 AM CST
Several BigLaw firms have matched Milbank’s new higher pay scale for associates, but there could be some that are unable to keep up, according to legal consultants who spoke with Reuters.
Jan 26, 2022 9:55 AM CST
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Jan 20, 2022 11:33 AM CST
Being a lawyer is a better job than being a speech-language pathologist but not quite as good as being a statistician.
Jan 12, 2022 1:08 PM CST
Law firms “are spending huge amounts of money and putting their profits at increasing risk” as they battle to hold on to their associates, according to a report released Tuesday.
Jan 11, 2022 11:49 AM CST
Some boutique law firms are matching or even surpassing BigLaw’s year-end associate bonus scale of up to $115,000 for the most senior associates.
Dec 14, 2021 9:48 AM CST
A lawyer who was once the highest-paid public defense lawyer in Maine is facing a state lawsuit contending that she and her law firm misrepresented the hours that they worked on behalf of indigent defendants.
Dec 13, 2021 11:36 AM CST
Law firms will be able to easily absorb higher expenses driven by a talent war because of strong revenue growth in 2021, according to the 2022 Citi Hildebrandt Client Advisory
Dec 9, 2021 1:12 PM CST
Cravath, Swaine & Moore—the first law firm to announce year-end associate bonuses of up to $115,000—has matched additional special bonuses being paid by Davis Polk & Wardwell.
Dec 8, 2021 10:16 AM CST
Cravath, Swaine & Moore announced in a memo Monday that it is abandoning its strict lockstep compensation system for partners.
Dec 7, 2021 8:57 AM CST
Davis Polk & Wardwell announced year-end bonuses Monday that match Cravath's scale while adding special bonuses of 20% for all but the class of 2021.
Dec 6, 2021 11:10 AM CST
After Cravath, Swaine & Moore announced year-end bonuses of up to $115,000 for associates Nov. 22, a handful of law firms quickly chimed in. Since then, however, things have been quiet on the bonus front.
Dec 1, 2021 11:39 AM CST
Fired King & Spalding associate David Joffe lost his wrongful termination lawsuit Monday when jurors found that the law firm had no liability.
Nov 30, 2021 9:32 AM CST
The average starting salary for prosecutors in 31 larger cities was $68,506 at the start of 2020, according to a survey by a Lafayette College professor in conjunction with the Association of Prosecuting Attorneys.
Nov 24, 2021 9:24 AM CST
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